Celebrates 100thYear Anniversary
Of Unparalleled Service
2016represents the 100th anniversary of one of the oldest continuousprominent businesses in Mt. Carmel-Short-CunninghamFuneral Homes.
Theyjoin the elite group of companies that have withstood the test of time due totheir fair dealings, faithfulness to all people, delivering an exceptional caringand compassionate experience to grieving families, devotion to helping familieshonor their loved ones and a hardworking staff. It is through this dedication that their legacy has been built.
ShortFuneral Home was established in 1916 by Roy D. Short. Cunningham Funeral Home was established in1948 by Robert D., Sr and Mennidean Cunningham. The two funeral homes merged in 1972 and the firm was co-owned by JackieShort, Bill Stanfield and Robert Cunningham, Sr. The firm incorporated in 1985 with ownersRobert D. Cunningham, Jr., Larry D. Hodgson and Craig Racster. In December 2003, Larry and Karin Hodgsonbecame the sole owners of the business by purchasing the business from RobertD. and Mary Cunningham, Jr. Short-Cunningham Funeral Homes, PC owns and operates the two funeralhomes along with Highland Memorial Cemetery.
Short-CunninghamFuneral Homes has grown into a full service facility, providing an array ofpersonalized funeral services, cremation, pre-need planning, memorials,American made merchandise (caskets and vaults), cemetery spaces, state of theart mausoleum, and, bronze, marble andgranite monuments.
Larry,Karin, their son and daughter-in-law, Geoff and Natalie, and loyal staff wouldlike to express our sincere appreciation to those families we have servedthroughout the century for placing their trust in the Short-Cunninghamfamily. We look forward to continuing tomeet families’ needs and exceed their expectations for years to come.